Northern Ireland

Teenage girl and man charged over Botanic Gardens attack

Botanic Gardens
Image caption The incident happened on a sunny afternoon in Belfast's Botanic Gardens

A 17-year-old girl and a 25-year-old man have been charged by police over assaults in Botanic Gardens in south Belfast.

The incident happened at about 16:00 BST on Thursday.

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Media captionViolence filmed in Belfast's Botanic Gardens on Thursday afternoon

The teenager has been charged with four counts of common assault.

The man was charged with two counts of assault, occasioning actual bodily harm, and assault on police. He was due to appear in court on Friday.

Police have appealed for witnesses.

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